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University of Sydney study shows low humidity causes coronavirus spread

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Dry air could cause coronavirus to spread quicker, a new study has found.The research, published on Tuesday in Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, found an association between low humidity and an increase in community transmission in the Greater Sydney area during the early stages of the pandemic.
The study examined 1203 locally acquired infections in NSW until the end of May and estimated that for every 1 per cent drop in relative humidity, coronavirus cases increased by between 7 and 8 per c…

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